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Yellow Journalism journalism that is based upon exaggeration.
USS Maine an American naval ship that sank in Havana Harbor during the Cuban revolt against Spain , an event that contributed to the Spanish American War
Rough Riders a member of the cavalry unit in which Theodore Roosevelt fought during the Spanish-American War.
Foraker Act On April 2, 1900, U.S. President McKinley signed a civil law that established a civilian government in Puerto Rico.
Platt Amendment On March 2, 1901, the Platt Amendment was passed. It described seven conditions for the withdrawal of United States troops who were still remaining in Cuba at the end of the Spanish–American War.
Protectorate A state that is controlled and protected by another
Open Door Policy the idea of trading with all nations on an equal basis.
Panama Canal a canal extending SE from the Atlantic to the Pacific across the Isthmus of Panama. 40 miles
Treaty of Paris contract ending the Spanish American War
Roosevelt Corollary An addition to the Monroe Doctrine articulated by President Theodore Roosevelt in his state or the Union address in 1904 after the Venezuela crisis of 1902-3.
Monroe Doctrine The policy, as stated by President Monroe in 1823, that the U.S. opposed further European colonization of and interference with independent nations in the Western Hemisphere.
Dollar diplomacy Use of a couple trys financial power to extend its international influence.
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